Young Pirates Surveil Government Officials at Security Conference

Young Pirates Surveil Government Officials at Security Conference

The Swedish Pirate Party’s youth organisation Young Pirates recently visited a security conference in Sälen, Sweden – and took the opportunity to track a hundred government officials, politicians, journalists and others through an open WiFi network. The annual Society and Defence conference always attracts a number of prominent guests, including top politicians, government officials, journalists, and top leaders of the mass surveillance establishment. The conference frequently gets its publicity stunts […]

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Swedish Prime Minister Calls Off March Snap Election

Swedish Prime Minister Calls Off March Snap Election

The Swedish Prime Minister has now officially called off the planned snap election originally set for March, 2015. The snap election, which came from a cabinet crisis after the September elections, would have been the first snap election in Sweden for over half a century. The past month has been a tumultuous one for the Swedish Pirate Party. In early December, long-standing party leader Anna Troberg […]

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Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

As local election results from the Czech Republic keep rolling in, it is quickly becoming clear that the Pirate Party has had an excellent election, entering many local parliaments with large numbers, including at least one clear majority. Many cities, including Prague, are still counting, and more positive results may still come. The largest success so far is without a doubt the city of Mariánské Lázně, where […]

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Les pirates feront leur entrée dans plusieurs conseils municipaux tchèques

Les pirates feront leur entrée dans plusieurs conseils municipaux tchèques

Alors que les résultats des élections locales sont provisoires, le Parti Pirate a mené d’excellentes élections, en entrant dans plusieurs assemblées locales dont une avec une majorité nette. De nombreuses villes, dont Prague, décomptent toujours les votes, et d’autres résultats positifs pourraient arriver. Leur plus grand succès est de loin, sans aucun doute, la ville de Mariánské Lázně, où les pirates ont obtenu la majorité […]

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Los piratas consiguen varios asientos en las elecciones municipales en la República Checa

Los piratas consiguen varios asientos en las elecciones municipales en la República Checa

A medida que llegan los resultados electorales de la República Checa, es evidente que el Partido Pirata ha obtenido unos resultados excelentes, ha accedido a varios consejos municipales en grandes números y por lo menos en un ha alcanzado una clara mayoría. Muchas ciudades, incluida Praga todavía están haciendo los recuentos y podría haber más resultados positivos en camino. El mayor logro hasta el momento […]

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Piratpartiet (PPSE) Below 1% in Swedish Elections

Piratpartiet (PPSE) Below 1% in Swedish Elections

Sunday was national, regional and local elections in Sweden. The preliminary results from the Swedish national election are public now with the rest still being counted. The Swedish Pirate Party did not manage to achieve their goal of more than 1% in the national election and to enter local parliaments throughout the country. The Pirate Party was not listed in the preliminary results, but the group of “others” only amounted to total […]

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Swedish Pirate Party at 3.1 % in Polls for EU Elections

Swedish Pirate Party at 3.1 % in Polls for EU Elections

The polls have started coming in for the Swedish parties in the upcoming European elections of May 25th. The Pirate Party continues to increase steadily, now at 3.1 %. The first poll, conducted in January, listed the Pirate Party at a mere 1.3 %, followed by additional polls at 1.5 % and 2.7 %. The latest poll, conducted by Skop and released on May 5th, […]

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Swedish Pirate Party Increases in Opinion Polls

Swedish Pirate Party Increases in Opinion Polls

The Swedish Pirate Party is rising in the latest opinion poll for the election to the European Parliament in May, now at 3%, compared to 1.3% in February. According to a new poll conducted by SKOP, 3% of Swedes would vote for the Pirate Party if the European elections were held today. While this is a rise from the February figures of 1.3% and 1.5% […]

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Julia Reda Tops German List to European Parliament

Julia Reda Tops German List to European Parliament

The German Pirate Party determined their list of twelve names to the European elections during this Sunday, January 5th 2014. The top names on the list are Julia Reda, Fotios Amanatides and Anke Domscheit-Berg. The top name, Julia Reda from Frankfurt, is a familiar name in both German and European Pirate politics. Julia has previously chaired Young Pirates Germany from 2010 to 2012 and is currently, […]

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Filesharer Sentenced to Pay Half Million Euro for Single Film

Filesharer Sentenced to Pay Half Million Euro for Single Film

A Swedish 28-year-old man has been sentenced to pay 4.3 million Kronor, or 476 000 Euro, for sharing a film over the torrent site Swebits. The filesharer from the Swedish town of Sala stood accused for sharing over 500 films and TV series.

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